How to show friends on Facebook: The other day you enjoyed “playing” with the settings Facebook and, unwittingly, you set yours friends list in private mode. Now you would like to get everything back to the way it was before and make your contact list public again (i.e. visible even to those who are not your friends on the social network) but, unfortunately, you don’t know how to do it.
Do not fear! If you want I can explain to you how to show friends on facebook. Contrary to what you might think, changing the privacy setting for your friends list is super easy and I’ll show you soon. If you are interested, then, I will also explain how to view friends on Facebook and how to see hidden ones. Ultimately, I’ll tell you how to retrace your steps and make your friends list private again.
Since I already hear you “pawing”, I would say not to waste any more precious time in chatting and to get to work immediately. Strength and courage: concentrate on reading the next paragraphs, implement the “tips” that I will give you and you will see that you will be able to complete your “business” without the slightest problem. Enjoy the reading!
How to show friends on Facebook from smartphones and tablets
For show friends on Facebook from smartphones and tablets, all you have to do is access your account using the official app of the social network and, after going to its settings, change the privacy option relating to the list of friends.
To proceed, therefore, start the Facebook app on your device Android or iOS and, if necessary, log in to your account. Then tap the button (≡) which is located at the top right on Android and bottom right on iOS, select the item Settings and privacy from the next menu and tap on the wording Settings, in the menu that opens.
On the next screen, tap on the item first Privacy Settings and then on the voice Who can see your friends list?. Finally, in the screen that opens, select the privacy option you want to set between All (if you want to allow anyone, even those who are not subscribed to Facebook, to see who your friends are), Friends (to allow all your contacts to see your friends list), Specific friends (to allow only some friends to see this information) and so on.
In case you have second thoughts, know that you can hide your friends list again by restoring the setting you just changed. For more information on this, read thelast chapter of the guide.
How to show friends on Facebook from a computer
You prefer to act from computer? Well then you know that it is possible to show your friends list just as easily. Also in this case, to do so, just go to the privacy settings of your account and select one of the options among those available.
Then log into your Facebook account by connecting to main page of the social network from your browser or using yours official application for Windows 10), then click the button (▾) at the top right and, in the menu that opens, select the item Settings. At this point, click on the item Privacy located on the sidebar on the left and click on the link Edit located in correspondence with the wording Who can see your friends list?.
Finally, click on the button on which the privacy setting currently in use is indicated (in your case it should be Only me) and select the one you prefer to use from now on: All, to allow anyone (even those who are not subscribed to Facebook) to see your list of friends; Friends, to allow all your friends to see your list; Specific friends, to allow only certain friends in particular to access this information, and so on.
If you want to retrace your steps, know that you can hide the friends list again by restoring the setting you just changed. For more information in this regard, consult thelast chapter of the guide.
How to view friends on Facebook
Wishes view friends on Facebook but you don’t know how to do it? You’re getting lost in a glass of water, because doing it is really that easy!
To do so, log in to your Facebook account, press the thumbnail of your profile photo, located next to the wording What are you thinking about? / What are you thinking about [tuo nome]?, and press on the tab See all friends / Friends. As if by “magic”, you will see a list of all those included in your Facebook friends list appear. The procedure described above is valid whether you are working from a mobile or a computer.
As for viewing the friends of other Facebook users, you must practically follow the same instructions that I have just given you: go to the profile of the person of your interest, locate the card See all friends / Friends and click on it, in order to see the list of all Facebook friends of the person in question. Of course, please note that some users may have decided to hide their friends list: in this case, it will not be viewable.
How to view hidden friends on Facebook
After discovering that some friends have hidden their contact list, you are wondering if there is a way to view hidden friends on Facebook? No, at least not officially.
The only thing you can try to do is to trace the names of some friends you have in common with a user who has decided to privatize their friends list. If you want some information on how to do this, I suggest you take a look at the in-depth study I have dedicated to the subject: I am sure that this reading will help you in some way.
I also want to warn you of apps and services that promise to track down the hidden friends of other Facebook users for a fee or for the release of some personal information. Stay away from such solutions because, in addition to not being functional, they are often used by real scammers to steal user data. Understood?
How not to show friends on Facebook
You have decided to retrace your steps and, therefore, to do not show friends on Facebook? Well, then know that doing it is really simple: you just have to do the reverse operation compared to the one I described in the first part of the tutorial and select the “Only me” privacy option. Here’s how to proceed on both mobile and computer.
- From smartphones and tablets – log into Facebook via its official app for Android or iOS, presses the button (≡), go to the menu Settings and Privacy> Settings> Privacy Settings> Who Can See Your Friends List? and select the privacy option Only me.
- From computer – log into Facebook on his main page or his own application for Windows 10, click the button (▾) at the top right and, in the menu that opens, select the item Settings. Then click on the item Privacy located in the left sidebar, click the link Edit located at the entry Who can see your friends list?, press the button on which the privacy setting in use is shown (eg. All) and select the option Only me.
If you want more information on how not to show friends on Facebook, I suggest you take a look at the guide I just linked to you.